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Can't load W3 page using IE, but Chrome and Firefox can

Does anyone know why IE can't load the page: https://www.w3.org/TR/xmldsig-core/xmldsig-core-schema.xsd or http://www.w3.org/TR/xmldsig-core/xmldsig-core-schema.xsd but Firefox and Chrome can? IE ...
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Google search results greyed out on Firefox

I logged in to my work computer today and came across this weird issue: It's worth noting that none of these websites were visited by me. I tried opening Firefox in Safe Mode but the issue ...
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How do I share an entire bookmarks folder between two firefox sync users?

I am trying to share a folder of bookmarks I use at work in firefox, so that this specific folder is available at home. I am using Firefox Sync to synchronise among diferent instances of firefox in ...
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Recover firefox blocked downloads after clearing downloads list

I used Firefox to downloaded a .rar file which is considered containing a virus or spyware. Blocked: May contain a virus or spyware I've checked the C:\Users\User\Downloads and I see the file ...
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How to get to the addons in Firefox via keyboard only?

To get to the addons on my Firefox's toolbar, I have to point and click on their icons to open their menus or dialog boxes I'm trying to find a keyboard-only way to get to them. I tried Tab-...
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Trying to prevent session timeout due to inactivity

I am a student and need to be logged into www.taskstream.com for long periods of time. But it automatically logs me out if I have been inactive for more than 90 minutes. How do I stop this from ...
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Windows Browser to Open Files Having Linux Path Names

I have several Linux machines and one Windows 7 machine. I sync my Firefox bookmarks between all machines by syncing the "places.sqlite" file among all platforms. On the Linux machines, I have a ...
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How to configure BurpSuite on Windows 8(Firefox) with Internet still running?

I want to configure and install BurpSuite on Windows 8. I downloaded the latest version from their Website . I installed it, then i configured firefox - (see this) https://www.dropbox.com/s/...
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How to bookmark a favorite without loading the page first? (Internet Explorer, Firefox)

I need to add a bookmark to IE but when I go to the site, it redirects to another page. I don't want to bookmark that page. I want to bookmark the original page before it redirects. How do I do this ...
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Can I retrieve Firefox localStorage data for a URL that no longer exists?

Kind of a weird question, but here's the basic situation. A while back I wrote a basic little todo app for use by some coworkers on an internal corporate network, and I was hosting it on a shared ...
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Why is firefox private window sending a cookie?

I was tracing with wireshark and started a private window with firefox. I am wondering why there is a cookie being sent in the GET request as so GET http://www.colorado.edu/ HTTP/1.1 Host: www....
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Unable to open a 2nd Firefox window

For the last couple of days I have been unable to open a 2nd window without closing the one open. I click the Firefox icon that usually opens a list of options containing .. Open new window, Open ...
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Chrome Data Compression Proxy on Android

I saw a post detailing how to build a Firefox add-on for desktop which allowed it to route traffic through Chrome's Data Compression proxy, but I was wondering if anyone could do something similar ...
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how to create a bookmark file with multiple javascript bookmarklets

I have created a bunch of javascript bookmarklets and would like to import them all en masse into Firefox. I considered creating a Netscape formatted bookmarks.htm file but all of my javascript ...
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Windows 7 frozen after opening the first web URL on StackExchange

This scenario: reboot do anything I want, including using Firefox open first URL on SE by any means (shortcut, link, history). When the first StackExchange HTML page is opened using Firefox: FF ...
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Network Console doesn't show audio file loading, ever on localhost

My web page has a bunch of HTML elements on it that look like <audio> <source src="/audio/blah.mp3" type="audio/mpeg"> </audio> The URL is http:// not file://, ..... aha, I ...
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Flash disable it self automatically on Firefox

I'm on Windows 8.1, 64. Firefox ver. 46 and Shockwave Flash 21.0 r0 I don't understand why is this happens... I tried to re-install it, but it happens over and over. I go to the add-ons section and ...
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Toggle images in Firefox on a per-tab basis?

Is there any way in Firefox to enable/disable loading of images (and ideally also scripts) per tab, and have links opened in new tabs inherit the setting? It seems like it should be simple, but all I ...
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How can I enable Java in Firefox 46 for selected sites? (May 2016)

I want to run Java code in Firefox for certain websites. I run the 32-bit FireFox 46 under Windows 7-64 (admin account). I have the latest 32-bits Java 8 update 91 installed, the Java control panel ...
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DNSUnlocker ads in Firefox

I'm getting bombarded with ads in my browser "Brought to you by DNSUnlocker". This seems to only be effecting one site, and only in Firefox. The site however is a local development version of a site ...
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Stop Firefox 46.0 on Mac from resetting start page to Firefox start page

After I upgraded to FireFox 45.0.2 it started resetting my homepage every time I restart FireFox. I have researched this and cannot find a user.js file on my system.
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How do I find the cause of this virus (website opens 20+ windows) [duplicate]

A friend computer has some sort of virus. At least one site (non https) the browser (firefox) tries to open 20+ popup windows. Firefox doesn't open them but occasionally one gets by or the url changes....
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Set Firefox scrollbar behavour to advance a single screen per click?

In Chromium (Version 49.0.2623.108 Ubuntu 16.04) when I click on the scrollbar it advances down one screen. In Firefox (Mozilla Firefox 46.0) it advances to the point the on the scrollbar where I ...
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change download folder based on website from which I download [closed]

Is it possible to change Downloads folder in Google Chrome (or any other browser) on the fly, based on the website from which I download? Example: I start downloading on facebook.com and it downloads ...
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How to make “Permanently store this exception” checkbox active?

I'm trying to connect to a website which uses a self-signed certificate. Firefox tells me that my connection is not secure and on clicking Advanced button I can find Add Exception... button, clicking ...
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Adware plague in the apartment [duplicate]

Several computers in my apartment have all come down with this odd adware outbreak! A window on the right side of the screen pops up called "around the web" and has three ads listed. If I browse ...
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Double click then pressing control+shift shows a number 1 on a blue background

Recently a new, odd behavior showed up in Firefox. If I double click the mouse, then press control+shift a number 1 on a blue background shows up under the mouse pointer. Visible in the left margin ...
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How do I open PDFs in Firefox without causing an infinite loop of blank tabs?

I have a fresh Firefox install on a Win7 PC without a dedicated PDF reader. I was under the impression that I don't need to install one because Firefox has a built-in viewer. But if I attempt to open ...
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How to sync everything between Firefox profiles except tabs?

I want to create two Firefox profiles which are identical, except the tab saving. When creating the new profile, I select the directory for the existing profile. However, when I open the new profile, ...
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How does ISP know when user force reloads the browser?

Main question: my ISP compresses HTML and images, unless I press Ctrl + Shift + R on Chrome (and Firefox). So, how does the ISP know that I forced a refresh? Full story: I recently switched to ...
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Firefox Awesome Bar show only web search suggestions

Web search suggestions in the Firefox Awesome bar show up under bookmarks, history, and open tabs. This is useful when I want to go to a page that I frequently go to, however, when I'm doing a web ...
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CentOS 7 - low volume on Chrome

I use Google Chrome on a regular basis, but lately all audio played through it has VERY low volume. Playing the same audio stream (i.e. YouTube!) on Mozilla Firefox is normal. I already went to ...
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“Error: no display specified” when attempting to run Firefox

When attempting to run Firefox from the Linux command-line I get the following error: Error: no display specified Can anyone tell me what's going on and how to fix this so I can load Firefox? ...
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How do I work around servers serving wrong Content-Type for downloads?

Say I'm downloading a zip file. Using curl -I URL -e DOMAIN I can see that the Content-Type is text/html even though the mime-type for the file is correct. This causes Firefox to treat it as an HTML ...
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Passing http link to vlc as command line argument

When I type vlc http://192.168.1.2/new video.mkv into cmd, vlc tries opening two files. The first is http://192.168.1.2/new and the other is video.mkv. Is it the space in the file name that is causing ...
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“Reported Web Forgery” message on one install of Firefox but not another

On my 64bit Windows 7 machine running latest version of 32bit Firefox I received the following message when visiting a URL from an email... in order to check it out further, I loaded firefox on a ...
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How do you disable touchscreen gestures on Fedora/GNOME?

I'm creating a touchscreen project on Fedora 23 (using GNOME 3.18.2) that requires a fullscreen Firefox (or Chrome) window that the user cannot close using the touchscreen. However, we realized that ...
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How can I add a certificate exception for an HSTS-protected site in Firefox?

I'm extremely irritated with Firefox's constantly blocking lastpass.com . It is a well known website that stores all my passwords. I need that website to access hundreds of websites. Side note: ...
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How can I avoid a specific site been saved into cache?

How can I avoid a specific site been saved into cache memory, in Google Chrome or any other browser, in order to have it always "fresh" every time I reload the page? If it is OS related I would like ...
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How to stop autoload of videos in other tabs with Firefox?

Regardless of the website I am watching videos on, Firefox will play them automatically despite the setting have the setting "Don't load tabs until selected" on.
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How to Blacklist Google analytics in Firefox's NoScript? [duplicate]

I get the yellow warning bottom bar of NoScript all the time I see that Google Analytics is blocked. I do not like this behaviour because it disturbs. I would like to have Blacklist but I do not find ...
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How to Import Bookmarks Well in Firefox?

I would like to import bookmarks in Firefox, from Google Chrome. There is a tool for that in Google Chrome but not in Firefox. I cannot find any such a tool in Firefox, not even having a possibility ...
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rpmfusion error for installing mplayer

I am trying to install mplayer and geckoplayer (using CentOS 7) for firefox, as I wanted to play videos on 360training and QuickTime isn't available for linux. While trying to install from rpmfusion ...
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Firefox does not recognize custom searchplugin on arch linux

I'm using DuckDuckGo for all my web searches, since I prefer it's privacy over Google. But since I want some custom search settings, and don't use cookies, I'm glad that the URL parameters allow me to ...
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Highlighting text on nytimes.com

I read the New York Times on a touchscreen laptop (Firefox, Windows 8). Whenever I select/highlight text using my mouse, the website seems to think I'm either swiping left or right using the ...
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Different upload speed on youtube in different browsers

So I upload a lot of heavy videos on youtube and upload speed is kinda important for me. My speed is 100 mbits and upload supposed to be 80 to nearby places. Speedtest to san jose shows 22 mbit upload ...
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Text highlighting not showing up in Firefox on Linux

I recently upgraded Firefox and discovered that highlighted text was no longer showing up! Text would still be highlighted (I can copy / paste to verify), but both in edit controls and on the page ...
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Turn off font smoothing in SeaMonkey for Windows

I'm running SeaMonkey on Windows 8.1, and I have recently upgraded to version 2.40. Although I have full-pixel AA and ClearType disabled entirely (which can be seen either by running ...
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How to convert a webpage to PDF with preserving its look (exactly as on web browser) and text/links?

I'm looking for a way to convert a webpage to PDF, but preserving the webpage's look. Also preserving webpage's text (being selectable), searchable [Generating image screenshot for the webpage would ...
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How can I set an absolute minimum and maximum rendered font size in firefox?

I really really hate how web pages use douche font-sizes either too small to read or so big a headline takes 1/4 of the viewport. I would like to know if there are any way (addons / user.js / etc) to ...